Africa Centre’s programmes align with UN’s SDGs

Collaboration and alignment across organisations, sectors and countries are key in the fight against the Aids pandemic. In terms of a global perspective, the work we do at the Africa Centre addresses five of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

· Goal 3 – good health and wellbeing: Our #postgraduate programme integrates clinical, epidemiological, socio-economic, cultural, gender and management approaches and training to equip our students to effectively manage HIV and Aids in a way that ensure good health and wellbeing outcomes for everyone affected by the pandemic, not only those who are infected. 
· Goal 4 – quality education: We strive to offer relevant and quality education through all our teaching programmes, research and learning. Continuously gathering feedback from students and lecturers plays a key role in achieving this goal.
· Goal 5 – gender equality: Almost 75% of our students are women, who often have not had the opportunity to access education in the past. This indirectly addresses goals 8 and 10 as well.
· Goal 8 – decent work and economic growth: Our students acquire management and leadership skills that enable them to play key roles in society and the world of work and contribute towards the socio-economic growth of their organisations and countries.  
· Goal 10 – reduced inequality: Many of the 5 500 graduates who have completed our programmes are previously disadvantaged black students who would not necessarily have had the opportunity to study at a world-class university.  

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